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Understanding the Basics of the New Dutch Environmental Act

The Dutch Environmental Act (Omgevingswet) has ushered in a new era of environmental regulation in the Netherlands, consolidating various laws and regulations into a single framework. This comprehensive course is designed to equip companies operating in the Netherlands with the essential knowledge and understanding of the key provisions of the new Environmental Act.

The course will provide participants with a deep dive into the fundamental aspects of the Environmental Act, focusing on its implications for spatial projects in the built environment, housing, infrastructure, environmental permits, nature, and water management. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, and interactive discussions, participants will gain insights into how the Environmental Act affects their operations and how to ensure compliance with its requirements.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Overview of the Dutch Environmental Act: Understanding the objectives, scope, and structure of the Environmental Act.
  2. Spatial Planning and Development: Exploring the regulations governing spatial projects in the built environment, including zoning, land use planning, and development permits.
  3. Housing and Infrastructure: Understanding the regulatory framework for housing projects, infrastructure development, and public works.
  4. Environmental Permits: Navigating the process of obtaining environmental permits under the Environmental Act, including application requirements, assessments, and compliance obligations.
  5. Nature Conservation: Analyzing the provisions related to nature conservation and biodiversity protection under the Environmental Act.
  6. Water Management: Understanding the regulations governing water resources management, flood prevention, and water quality protection.
  7. Compliance and Enforcement: Exploring strategies for ensuring compliance with the Environmental Act and addressing potential enforcement actions.
  8. Case Studies and Practical Examples: Examining real-life scenarios and case studies to illustrate the application of the Environmental Act in different contexts.

Who Should Attend:
 This course is suitable for professionals working in companies involved in spatial planning, construction, infrastructure development, environmental consultancy, and regulatory compliance. It is particularly beneficial for project managers, environmental specialists, legal advisors, and other stakeholders responsible for navigating the regulatory landscape under the new Dutch Environmental Act.

For registration and more information please send us an email to: info@obm-legal.com


International Contracts for companies.

This dynamic course is tailored to meet the specific needs of companies engaged in international transactions, offering a comprehensive exploration of contracts across borders. Led by esteemed legal practitioners specializing in international business law, participants will delve into the intricacies of structuring, negotiating, and executing cross-border deals with confidence. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical case studies, this course equips participants with the requisite legal knowledge and strategic skills to navigate the complexities of global commerce effectively.

Course Objectives:

  1. Master the art of structuring and negotiating complex international transactions to optimize value and mitigate risks.
  2. Explore key legal considerations impacting cross-border deals, including international payments, regulatory compliance, due diligence, and dispute resolution mechanisms.
  3. Gain proficiency in drafting and reviewing transactional documents tailored to international contexts, such as sale agreements, distribution contracts, and joint venture agreements.
  4. Cultivate strategic insights into managing cultural, jurisdictional, and operational challenges inherent in global transactions.
  5. Foster collaboration and networking opportunities with fellow participants and legal experts in the field of international business law.

Course Structure:

Module 1: Fundamentals of International Transactional Law

  • Overview of contract law principles in a global context
  • Legal structures for international transactions: mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances
  • Regulatory considerations and compliance requirements for cross-border deals

Module 2: Structuring and Negotiating International Transactions

  • Strategies for effective deal structuring and negotiation
  • Due diligence processes and risk assessment in international transactions
  • Allocation of rights and responsibilities among parties in complex international deals

Module 3: Drafting International Transactional Documents

  • Drafting techniques for international agreements: clarity, precision, and enforceability
  • Tailoring transactional documents to accommodate diverse legal systems and business practices
  • Negotiating and finalizing key provisions in international contracts

Module 4: Case Studies and Practical Applications

  • Analysis of real-world international transactions and contracts structures
  • Group exercises and simulations to simulate negotiation scenarios
  • Best practices and lessons learned from successful international transactions

Target Audience:

  • Senior executives and companies involved in global business development and strategy
  • Legal advisors and transactional lawyers responsible for structuring and executing international deals
  • Finance professionals engaged in cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and investments

For registration and more information please send us an email to: info@obm-legal.com

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